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We recognize that not everybody can get to worship at Seaview every week. As a convenience, we have included messages preached at Seaview. You are able to stream them or download them for listening later when an internet connection might not be available.

Aug 12, 2018
Deal Gently – 2 Samuel 18:1-5, 9-15, 28-33
Betrayal in the same family. It really hurts. These are people you are supposed to be able to trust. That's what happened to King David from his own son. Yet Jesus is clear. His way is one of gentleness and mercy.  "Deal Gently" is sixth in a series and preached by Pastor Frank Reeder..
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  • Aug 12, 2018Deal Gently – 2 Samuel 18:1-5, 9-15, 28-33
    Aug 12, 2018
    Deal Gently – 2 Samuel 18:1-5, 9-15, 28-33
    Betrayal in the same family. It really hurts. These are people you are supposed to be able to trust. That's what happened to King David from his own son. Yet Jesus is clear. His way is one of gentleness and mercy.  "Deal Gently" is sixth in a series and preached by Pastor Frank Reeder..
  • Aug 5, 2018Bad Behavior and What to Do About It – 2 Samuel 11:26 – 12:14
    Aug 5, 2018
    Bad Behavior and What to Do About It – 2 Samuel 11:26 – 12:14
    What do you do when you get off track? It happens to everybody from time to time. David, a man after God's own heart, stumbled badly. But God is faithful and spoke plainly to his beloved shepherd king. The good news is God is always searching for lost sheep. And in Christ, God has opened a wide door for restoration. Pastor Frank Reeder preaches fifth in a series about the life of King David..
  • Jul 29, 2018Keeping People Human – 2 Samuel 11:1-15
    Jul 29, 2018
    Keeping People Human – 2 Samuel 11:1-15
    It was springtime. David is at home while everybody else goes to battle. Keep in mind, this is the king who has a heart for God. But even in those whose hearts beat to serve the Lord have their dark places. Temptation is part of everybody's life. And in this story, David loses to it. Is there anyway back? Pastor Frank Reeder preaches this fourth in a series on the life of David.
  • Jul 22, 2018Where God Lives – 2 Samuel 7:1-14
    Jul 22, 2018
    Where God Lives – 2 Samuel 7:1-14
    David wants to build God a house. However, God already has a house. And it is not built by any human hands. Where does God live? "In the Kingdom of Heaven" might be the quick response. And the answer would be yes. But where is that? Closer than most of us think. Learn about the place God lives in this sermon by Pastor Frank Reeder.
  • Jul 15, 2018The Dance of the Heart Set Free – 2 Samuel 6:1-5, 12-19
    Jul 15, 2018
    The Dance of the Heart Set Free – 2 Samuel 6:1-5, 12-19
    How enthusiastic do you get about worship? When David was establishing his capital city of a united Israel as well as the worship center for the nation, he danced before the Lord, leading the ark into the city. He caught some criticism. But listen to his words to Michal, "It was before the Lord." You may not dance with your feet, but where is your heart in worship? Pastor Frank Reeder preaching.
  • Jul 8, 2018A Lesson from the Bees – 2 Samuel 5:11-5, 9-10
    Jul 8, 2018
    A Lesson from the Bees – 2 Samuel 5:11-5, 9-10
    David was not the king of a unified Israel until seven years into his reign. The key was his leadership and a willingness to wait. Then the tribes made covenant with him. Covenants are not easy with humans. But with the bees, a way of living in community seems to be built into their DNA. What can we learn from them? Pastor Frank Reeder preaching.
  • Jul 1, 2018Only Believe – Mark 5:21-43
    Jul 1, 2018
    Only Believe – Mark 5:21-43
    The synagogue official's daughter is dying. He comes desperately seeking Jesus' help. On the way to see the 12 year old daughter, he is side tracked by a woman who has had an affliction for 12 years. Jairus may have been chafing. Doesn't Jesus know about the principle of triage? Jesus responds clearly, "Only believe."  Pastor Frank Reeder preaching.
  • Jun 24, 2018Holding On and Letting Go – Mark 4:35-41
    Jun 24, 2018
    Holding On and Letting Go – Mark 4:35-41
    The turbulence of a storm in our lives creates the atmosphere for significant worry and stress. And as faithful followers of Jesus, we want him awake and active. But in this story he is asleep, not exactly the mode you expect your leader to be in. Yet even while he sleeps, Jesus teaches his followers how to handle the storms of life. Pastor Frank Reeder preaching.
  • Jun 17, 2018Sold Out – Mark 4:26-34
    Jun 17, 2018
    Sold Out – Mark 4:26-34
    In God's economy small is good. When we are completely on board with what God is doing, then we cooperate with the Spirit and amazing growth happens. It's important to allow God to be the master cultivator. Pastor Bill Berger preaches his first sermon "Sold Out" at Seaview from Mark 4:26-34..
  • Jun 3, 2018Forsaking Religion – Mark 2:23 – 3:6
    Jun 3, 2018
    Forsaking Religion – Mark 2:23 – 3:6
    Curious that a pastor would encourage you to forsake religion? Then listen in. There can be a big difference between religion and genuine faith in following Jesus wholeheartedly. One tries to look good. The other has its heart set on being good. We are not saved by our goodness. That is the domain of Jesus' work alone. But maturing into Jesus' way of goodness is what he longs for in us.